Gahapatimahasala, Gahapati-mahasala, Gahapatimahāsala, Gahapatimahāsāla: 2 definitions



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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

gahapatimahāsala : (m.) a very wealthy householder.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Gahapatimahāsāla refers to: a householder of private means (cp. above 1 a) usually in combination with khattiya°, etc. D.III, 258; S.I, 71; IV, 292; A.II, 86; IV, 239;

Note: gahapatimahāsāla is a Pali compound consisting of the words gahapati and mahāsāla.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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